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* [[VC-1|WMVA: Windows Media Video Advanced Profile, non-VC-1]]
 
* [[VC-1|WMVA: Windows Media Video Advanced Profile, non-VC-1]]
 
* WMVC1: Windows Media Video Advanced Profile, VC-1  
 
* WMVC1: Windows Media Video Advanced Profile, VC-1  
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* [[H.264]]: Announced for the next version of Silverlight
  
 
'''Audio Codecs:'''
 
'''Audio Codecs:'''
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** Bit rates: 8-320 kbps, variable bit rate
 
** Bit rates: 8-320 kbps, variable bit rate
 
** Limitations: "free format mode" (see ISO/IEC 11172-3, sub clause 2.4.2.3) is not supported.
 
** Limitations: "free format mode" (see ISO/IEC 11172-3, sub clause 2.4.2.3) is not supported.
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* [[AAC]]: Announced for the next version of Silverlight
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== Tools ==
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Microsoft's tool Expression Encoder 1.0 can convert A/V files to the Silverlight format. A trial version is available at http://www.microsoft.com/Expression/products/download.aspx?key=encoder.
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
* http://silverlight.net/forums/p/2786/7569.aspx
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* [http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb412386.aspx Supported Media Formats and Protocols (at MSDN)]
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* [http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2008/sep08/09-09silverlight.mspx Announcement concerning H.264 and AAC support]
  
 
[[Category:Multimedia Programs]]
 
[[Category:Multimedia Programs]]

Latest revision as of 17:13, 10 September 2008

Silverlight is Microsoft's rich internet application platform. This is a list of the container and codec formats that Silverlight can play back natively:

Containers:

Video Codecs:

Audio Codecs:

Tools

Microsoft's tool Expression Encoder 1.0 can convert A/V files to the Silverlight format. A trial version is available at http://www.microsoft.com/Expression/products/download.aspx?key=encoder.

References